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Costa Rica - Adult (15+) literacy rate

97.6 (%) in 2015

In 2015, adult literacy rate for Costa Rica was 97.6 %. Adult literacy rate of Costa Rica increased from 92.6 % in 1984 to 97.6 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 1.78 %.

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What is adult literacy rate?

Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.

What is Costa Rica adult literacy rate?

Date Value Change, %
2015 97.6 0.25 %
2011 97.4 2.68 %
2000 94.9 2.42 %
1984 92.6

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